Gluten Free Nutty Grain Salad

A gluten free version of my summer obsession from Trader Joes – Gluten Free Nutty Grain Salad. One taste and it might become your summer obsession too.

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

I don’t know why… but I usually eat sweet potatoes when it’s cold . Recently, I challenged myself to take a sweet potato summertime dish to a barbeque. What did I come up with ?   Roasted Sweet Potatoes Salad.                   It’s really easy to prepare – the hardest part is […]

Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

A few weeks ago I shared about a friend’s gift of blackberries,  which I turned into Blackberry Fool.  Well, I also froze the remaining berries. which I’ve just defrosted.  What did I make ?   Blackberry Vinaigrette.  You know, during the summer I eat alot of salads and I’m always on the lookout for  some different […]

Rustic Panzanella

Panzanella is a Tuscan Salad featuring bread and tomatoes and it’s a perfect summer side.  I’m calling this recipe “Rustic Panzanella” because unlike some recipes ,where all ingredients are cut the same size, I wanted to make a chunkier natural salad.  And I must say that I love the dressing- it uses white balsamic vinegar, […]

A fall lunch

A soup and salad lunch for the girls – lots of delicious favorites – capped off with chocolate molten cakes. What a fun afternoon!

Quinoa Salad

Do you know about quinoa? It’s the darling of the food world right now. Actually a seed, it’s considered a great ‘grain’ replacement for those who can’t eat gluten.
Here’s a salad of quinoa, tomatoes, olives, peppers and Vidalia onions, tossed in an olive oil/red wine vinegar vinaigrette – so nice and light.

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